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Gateway, Florida - Basic Facts

The Gateway Census Designated Place had a population of 10,218 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Gateway is located at latitude 26.5814 and longitude -81.745 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Gateway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.54 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Gateway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402518) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Gateway Census Designated Place is located within Lehigh Acres CCD of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gateway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Gateway, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,218
Daytime Population: Workers 2,951
Daytime Population: Residents 6,021
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,972
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 10,218
Population in Familes 8,961
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,735
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $90,824
Average Household Income $119,183
Per Capita Income $45,228


Total Housing Units 4,941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,004 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 792 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,145 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $288,786
Average Home Value $328,478


Total Households 3,796
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 2,941
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.74% 3.32%
Households 2.55% 3.35%
Families 2.6% 3.24%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Gateway, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gateway to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 319 65th
Population Density # 437 53rd
Diversity Index # 518 44th
Median Household Income # 45 95th
Per Capita Income # 106 89th

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